Jan 06, 2014: The African Development Bank as host of the Sustainable Energy for All (SEforALL) Africa Hub organized a two-day workshop in Tunis with representatives of partner institutions. The workshop was organized in collaboration with the Global Facilitation Team headed by Kandeh Yumkella, the Special Representative of the UN Secretary General on SEforALL.
Jan 06, 2014: The Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for the Sustainable Energy for All (SEforALL) Initiative, Kandeh Yumkella, held talks with African Development Bank President Donald Kaberuka on December 12, 2013.
Dec 05, 2013: ADDIS ABABA/VIENNA, 5 December 2013 - Over 250 participants from 35 countries have converged at the UN Economic Commission for Africa to participate at the global conference on Rural Energy Access as a follow up to the 2012 Conference on Sustainable Development or Rio+20.
Dec 05, 2013: LIMA/VIENNA, 5 December 2013 - Kandeh K.
Dec 05, 2013: Many developing countries with sun-baked deserts are investing in concentrated solar power, or CSP. While the climatic conditions are right for the technology, these countries face challenges in making CSP viable. These include financing and risk mitigation, reducing costs, and building local capacity, among others.
Dec 05, 2013: NEW YORK, 27 November 2013 - Access to clean, reliable energy powers economies, lights up homes, hospitals and schools, and improves lives and livelihoods.
Nov 29, 2013: NEW YORK, 26 November 2013 – At a high-level finance panel co-organized by the offices of the Permanent Mission of Germany to the United Nations and the Sustainable Energy for All on the margins of the Advisory Board meeting, panelists affirmed that the initiative’s three inter-linked global objectives of universal access to modern energy services, double the rate of improve
Nov 29, 2013: NEW YORK, 27 November 2013—United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon and World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim today announced a concerted effort by governments, international agencies, civil society and private sector to mobilize financing to deliver universal access to modern energy services such as lighting, clean cooking solutions, and power for produc
Nov 29, 2013: NEW YORK, 27 November 2013 - During a meeting of the Advisory Board members of the Sustainable Energy for All convened by co-chairs United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and World Bank Group President, Jim Yong Kim, at the United Nations Head Quarters in New York, major stakeholders including international organizations, governments, private and civil society u